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Mexico hospital blast leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt
Mexico hospital blast leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt

An explosion early Thursday destroyed most of a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City, killing at least two people and trapping and injuring dozens. Smoke, flames and dust billowed into the sky after the blast. Rescuers pulled from the ruins doctors, nurses, pregnant women and newborns during a frantic operation to find survivors and save the injured. More than 60 children and adults were injured, mostly by flying glass and the flames, according to firefighters, Red Cross personnel, police and other workers who flooded the scene. The dead were identified only as a woman and a minor. Officials earlier gave a larger death toll, but it was revised downward, although 22 of...

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